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Dr. Mike Tewes is a leading wild cat expert based at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University in Kingsville. He has worked for many years on ocelot conservation. A promising "translocation" strategy envisioned bringing ocelots from robust groups in Mexico to revive inbred populations in Texas. Unfortunately, war between rival drug gangs in Mexico made this idea too dangerous.

Date RecordedJune 29, 2023
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeMike Tewes
LocationKingsville, Texas
Time Code01:47:10